Criminal Justice / Associate of Arts

General Education (35 hrs)

Communications (9 hrs)

  • ENG 111 English Composition I (3)
  • SPCH 130 Public Speaking (3)

Choose one of the following two courses:

  • ENG 112 English Composition II (3)
  • ENG 116 Technical Writing (3)

Mathematics (3 hrs)

  • MATH 145 Introduction to Probability and Statistics (3)

Laboratory Science (8 hrs)

Choose two survey course ss (with labs) from the following list:

  • ASTR 110/L Introduction to Astronomy w/lab (4)
  • BIOL 110/L Survey of Modern Biology w/lab (4)
  • CHEM 110/L Introduction to Chemistry w/lab (4)
  • ES 112/L Environmental Science w/lab (4)
  • GEOL 101/L Physical Geology w/Lab (4)
  • GEOL 102 Historical Geology w/Lab (4)
  • PHYS 110/L Introduction to Physics w/Lab (4)

Social/Behavioral Sciences (6-9 hrs) *

  • PSY 105 General Psychology (3)
  • SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology (3)

Choose one survey course from the following list:

  • ANTH 101/l Physical Anthropology w/Lab (4)
  • ANTH 102 Introduction to Social and Cultural Anthropology (3)
  • ANTH 111 Language and Culture (3)
  • ANTH 207 Cultures of New Mexico (3)
  • ECON 200 Macroeconomics (3)
  • ECON 201 Microeconomics (3)
  • GEOG 111 World Geography (3)
  • PSCI 110 The Political World (3)
  • PSCI 200 American Politics (3)
  • SOC 220 Social Problems (3)
  • SOC 225 Marriage and the Family (3)

Humanities and Fine Arts (6-9 hrs) *

Choose two survey courses from the following list:

  • ART 105 Introduction to Art (3)
  • ART 107 History of Art (3)
  • ENG Lit. courses numbered 260-298
  • HIST 101 Western Civilization I (3)
  • HIST 102 Western Civilization II (3)
  • HIST 161 History of the U.S. to 1877 (3)
  • HIST 162 History of the U.S. from 1877 (3)
  • HIST 260 History of New Mexico (3)
  • HUM 101 Humanities I (3)
  • HUM 102 Humanities II (3)
  • MUS 105 Music Appreciation (3)
  • PHIL 110 Introduction to Philosophical Problems (3)
  • PHIL 220 Ethics (3)
  • THE 120 Introduction to Theatre I (3)
  • THE 130 History of Theatre (3)
  • THE 220 Introduction to Theatre II (3)
  • THE 225 Creative Drama Techniques for the Classroom K-12 (3)
  • THE 238 Teatro Chicano (3)

Health, Physical Education & Recreation (1 hr)

  • Elective (1)

Program Requirements (31 hrs)

  • CJ 111 Introduction to Criminal Justice System (4)
  • CJ 132 Introduction to Criminology (3)
  • CJ 201 Criminal Law (3)
  • CJ 202 Courts and Criminal Justice (3)
  • CJ 221 Criminal Justice & Comm. Relations (3)
  • CJ 233 Juvenile Justice Procedures (3)
  • CJ 235 Introduction to Corrections (3)

Choose one of the following two courses:

  • CJ 231 Criminal Investigation (3)
  • CJ 228 Forensic Investigation (3)
  • Elective (3)

Total Credit Hours: 64